“I’ve known Harvey Weinstein for a long time, I’m not at all surprised.”
— President Donald Trump
It seems most everyone who knew film producer Harvey Weinstein knew Harvey Weinstein — the private Harvey Weinstein, the serial sexual assaulter Harvey Weinstein who was publicly revealed in disgusting detail this month by The New York Times and The New Yorker.
And that’s as much of a problem as he was.
His staff brought women to him, his company board knew about his hush money payouts, and his friends turned a blind eye to his perversion. In other words, they enabled him — and in so doing, for whatever reason (he is notoriously vengeful), they...